Apr 072013
"Moderate" danger and avalanche accidents-respect and awe.

Over the last several years we have seen an increasing number of avalanche related close calls involving skiers and climbers.  Between better equipment and getting out more during the midwinter avalanche season, incidents have been increasing.  Of the different accidents that we routinely deal with, I believe avalanche accidents will slowly increase as part of [...]

 Posted by at 9:44 pm
Apr 072013

This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight tonight. Tuckerman Ravine has MODERATE and LOW avalanche danger. The Sluice, Lip, and Center Bowl have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. All other forecast areas have Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely, but watch for unstable snow in isolated [...]

 Posted by at 8:27 am